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  •  You've presented this in a way (2+ / 0-)
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    gerrilea, gfv6800

    ...that makes it appear that this treaty (should it ever come into existence) would have some affect on the laws inside the US -- even if the US is a signator.

    I have never seen any sign of such a thing on any UN treaty.

    For example, the US signed on to the UN Human Rights Treaty -- but the human rights defined were never conferred on US citizens. In fact, they have fewer human rights than people in most modern nations in the world.

    Our constitution is extremely stingy with direct and specific human rights -- and we are sticking with that, despite the UN treaty.

    A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. -- Groucho Marx

    by Pluto on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 01:19:46 PM PST

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